Passport Application and Renewal Information
*The County Clerk's Office is accepting passport applications during regular office hours. As of June 2021, the Passport Agency has given a timeframe of 10-12 weeks for standard processing, but allow up to 18 weeks with mailing times. Expedited service has also been reinstated with a processing time of 4-6 weeks, but allow up to 12 weeks with mailing times. Additional expedited mailing options are available. Please maintain social distancing if we have several customers.
*For the latest updates from the U.S. Dept. of State regarding passport issuance, go to https://travel.state.gov/content/travel.html and click on the COVID-19 Update - Information for U.S. Passport Customers in the advisory area on the top of their page.
The Waupaca County Clerk's Office is a designated acceptance facility for obtaining a U.S. Passport. You will not receive your passport from us. Our role is to accept completed passport applications and fees for processing.
Passport renewals are sent in by the applicant. Our office can assist with assembly for mailing, but we do not mail them.
Where to Apply for a Passport
Waupaca County Clerk's Office (1st Floor)
811 Harding Street
Waupaca, WI 54981
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am to 6:00 pm 4:00 pm
**Please arrive 15 minutes prior to closing
How to Apply for a Passport
Visit the U.S. Department of State Passport and International Travel website (travel.state.gov) for detailed information on how to apply for a passport or renew a passport. Also see the current timeframe to expect to receive your passport. If you are printing your application from the official passport website, it must be single-sided.
Click here for a checklist of what to bring along when applying, including fee information.
Click here to compare the differences between passport books and passport cards.
Method of Payment
We can only accept checks or money orders (no debit or credit cards) to attach to passport applications made payable to U.S. Department of State. A separate check or money order needs to be attached to each application submitted. A separate payment for the execution fee paid to Waupaca County Clerk may be check, money order, or cash. For information regarding fees, go to the official U.S. Department of State website.